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Trafficking training saves lives

TORRINGTON – According to the Wyoming Crime Statistics, there have been 13 violent crimes reported by the Torrington Police Department since January 1, 2024. Violent crimes are defined by the …

Marcos Bailey Martinez smiles as he accepts the scholarship certificate and check from Margaret Puebla, chairman of the scholarship committee. Pictured from left to right, Pastor Father Ray of Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church, D.J. Martinez, Our Lady of Guadalupe Society President, Puebla and Martinez.

LFL grad awarded scholarship

LINGLE – Lingle-Ft. Laramie 2024 graduating senior, Marcos Bailey Martinez was the proud recipient of the Arnold Quinonez Memorial Scholarship, established under the auspice of Our Lady of …
Community members gather for the dedication of the Mary Perkins Tennis Courts on May 21.

Perkins’ legacy honored at tennis court dedication

TORRINGTON – The tennis courts at Torrington High School (THS) buzzed with activity as folks gathered on Tuesday, May 21 to honor tennis coach and teacher Mary Perkins and her dedication to the …
Torrington Police Chief, Matt Johnson, spoke to the graduating DARE class of 2022. The department is now offering a summer camp to provide the DARE curriculum with additional firearm safety before ending with a day of fun at Haven on the Rock.

TPD to host DARE Camp

GOSHEN COUNT Y – The Torrington Police Department will be sponsoring the 2024 DARE Camp for all Goshen County students entering the sixth grade August 12-16 at the Eastern Wyoming College (EWC) …
Landre Greiman delivers a pitch against the WESTCO Zephyrs at the Torrington Tigers’ home opener on Tuesday, May 21.

Tigers trounce WESTCO at home opener

The Torrington Legion 'A' baseball team scored a decisive win over WESTCO at its season opener on Tuesday.

Southeast High School assistant football coach and defensive coordinator Shawn Burkart was named head football coach for the Cyclones.
Southeast Cyclones' assistant football coach and defensive coordinator was named head football coach this spring.
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Freshman Braylon Bingham, pictured at the Lancer’s home tournament in April, led the EWC pack at the NJCAA national championships in New Mexico, tying for 34th place with a cumulative score of 289.
The EWC Lancer golf team posted solid performances at the NJCAA national tournament in New Mexico.
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Locals make Panhandle all-star rosters

Two Goshen County basketball players made the Panhandle Prep all-star roster, along with a coach.

Southeast tracksters snag nine all-state awards

Senior Harper Boche spins into her shot put throw on Friday at state track in Casper. Boche garnered gold in both the shot put and discus, earning all-state honors and tying the 3A class record in the shot put.

The Southeast track team captured nine all-state awards, along with plenty of hardware, at the state track and field championships.

LFL track teams garner trophies at state

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Sophomore Sullivan Wilson crosses the finish line for the 3200-meters at state track. Wilson captured gold in both the 3200-  and 1600-meters to secure all-state awards.

The Lingle-Fort Laramie boys and girls teams brought home two state trophies, along with a bag full of hardware and new PRs.

THS tracksters capture six all-state awards

Sophomore Brooklyn Asmus crosses the finish line with smile in the 100-meter finals on Saturday. Asmus won the 100-, 200- and 400-meters and broke the 3A class records in the 100- and 200-meters. Asmus tied the Wyoming all-classification record in the 100-meters.

The Torrington High School track teams went above and beyond at the 2024 state track and field championships.

Blazers snag bronze at state soccer tourney

Junior Skyler Thomas catches air as he attacks Green River’s offense in the third-place game on May 18. Also pictured, in back, is junior Elijah Hatch.

The Torrington High School Blazers battled back from a setback to garner third place at the state soccer tournament.

Arthur ‘Richard’ Bingham
TORRINGTON – Memorial graveside services for Arthur ‘Richard’ Bingham, 92, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2024, at the Valley View Cemetery with Pastor Rick Carroll …
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LINGLE – A memorial service for Gary Flock will be held at 2 p.m. on May 31, 2024, at the Lingle Cemetery.   A military service will be held at this time. Gary passed away January 10, …
Why anger isn't bad
“Control you temper!” If you haven’t heard this one by now, either you’re a complete angel (highly unlikely) or your simply a human being. Let’s face it folks. …
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Health expo Friday

TORRINGTON – Goshen County Public Health will be holding their Senior Resource Expo on Friday, May 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Pony Express Room at the Lincoln Community Complex. The …

CSC announces dean's list

CHADRON – Chadron State College has announced the undergraduate students qualifying for the Spring 2024 President’s and Dean’s Lists. The President’s List consists of students …
Members of the Camp Guernsey Fire Department posed with leadership at the groundbreaking. Pictured are firefighters Colton Roark (l-r), Captain Aaron Kamm, Chief Chad Brush, Maj. Gen. Greg Porter – The Adjutant General of Wyoming, Colonel James Ezell – Wyoming National Guard Construction & Facilities Management Officer, firefighters Luke Hansen and Greg Klassen.

New fire station complex planned for Camp Guernsey

GUERNSEY – Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week the Camp Guernsey Fire Department is staffed, ready and willing to help in any emergency in the local community, the region and in support …

USPS pauses restructuring after pressure from Senator Lummis

WASHINGTON, D.C . – United States Postal Service (USPS) Postmaster General Louis DeJoy agreed to pause the planned changes to the mail delivery network that would have closed the Cheyenne and …

May 22 correction

Correction: On page A8 of our Wednesday, May 22, issue Jordan Napier was listed as the class valedictorian in a photo caption. Mr. Napier is the class president and not the class valedictorian. We …

Dickinson State University Spring 2024 Dean’s List

DICKINSON – At the end of each regular semester, Dickinson State University recognizes those students named to the dean’s list. Eligible students must be enrolled full-time and must earn …

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Public notice of permit approval: Cowboy Solar I & II Project

LARAMIE COUNTY – The Industrial Siting Council has issued an Industrial Siting Permit to Enbridge Inc. to construct and operate the Cowboy Solar Project I & II (project). The project will …

Free fishing day June 1

WYOMING – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently announced Wyoming’s free fishing day as June 1, 2024.   “The Wyoming Game and Fish Department invites anglers to …

POSTAL Act introduced

CHEYENNE – Last month, the United States Postal Service (USPS) made the decision to close the doors on the Casper processing and distribution center, routing mail to Billings and officially …

UW Extension welcomes new director

Mandy Marney, director of UW Extension.

LARAMIE –The University of Wyoming welcomes Mandy Marney as director of UW Extension and associate dean of the College of Agriculture, Life Sciences and Natural Resources. Marney joined UW …

Dear Editor, Our third-grade classes went on a field trip to Waggin Tails Animal Shelter. Kelsea Vaughan with Fay Ranches organized this trip for us. While we were there, we read to the …
Well, I am just going to admit it. I am finally at that age where there is a correct way to put the toilet paper on the roll.   Now, I can’t tell you exactly what age that really is …
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TORRINGTON – During the regularly scheduled meeting of the Torrington City Council held on Tuesday, May 21 at 7 p.m., members of the council passed an ordinance to change the meeting times of …

EWC announces Fall Honor Roll

Eastern oming College named 122 students on the college’s Fall 2023 President’s Honor Roll and the Dean’s List. The President’s Honor Roll recognizes full time students (12 or more credit hours) who achieved a 4.0 grade point average. To qualify for the Dean’s Honor Roll, students must be full time and achieve a grade point average of 3.5, but less than 4.0.

Poker run slated for June

HAWKSPRINGS – The fourth annual Hillbilly’s poker run will be kicking off in Hawksprings at the Emporium on June 8 at 9:30 a.m. The riders will draw a poker card at each of the …

June memorial roping

TORRINGTON – The Goshen County Fairgrounds will be hosting the 4th Annual Hadly McCormick Roping on June 29 at the pavilion.   The memorial roping scholarship event will feature …

Torrington pool to open June 1

TORRINGTON – Mayor Herb Hoby called the City of Torrington Town Council meeting to order at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21. The purpose of the meeting was to conduct regularly scheduled business for …

Mechanical malfunction to blame for MVA

TORRINGTON – Tuesday, May 21,   afternoon, the Torrington Police Department and other emergency personnel were dispatched to the parking lot of a business, located off main street, for the …

Boomers have a drug problem, but not the kind you might think
Baby boomers – that’s anyone born in the U.S. between 1946 and 1964 – are 20% of the population, more than 70 million Americans. Decades ago, many in that generation experimented with drugs that were both recreational and illegal. …
Since the first cellphone came out in the '80s, how have they changed?
Spokeo dove into news sources like CNN, data from researchers like Pew Research Center, and online encyclopedias to uncover the history of cellphones.
Wildfire smoke is back – fires burning across Canada are already triggering US air quality alerts in the Midwest and Plains
Dozens of wildfires are burning across Canada in May 2024 and sending unhealthy smoke blowing into the northern U.S. again. At the same time, the southeastern U.S. is getting smoke from Mexico, where …
7 things your dog wants you to know about separation anxiety
(BPT) - Have you ever looked at your dog’s big sweet eyes and wondered, “What is going on inside your head?” If your answer is yes, you’re not alone. While your dog …
Is AI as capable as humans? Here's how far artificial intelligence has come.
Image generation is just one area in which AI use is exploding. Verbit used data from academic research to see how AI is progressing.
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Notice is hereby given that the Goshen County School District No.1 Board of Trustees will conduct a special board meeting on Tuesday, May 28, 2024,
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The Torrington City Council will hold a Budget Work Session on Wednesday, May 29, 2024
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